After positioning the TV, the next step is to frame up the space that will hold the bracket out of direct eyesight. Peter cut out 3 vertical 2×4 supports (outside supports 1st leaving the middle one in until the new supports are installed). The pictures below illustrate the tools used and the process. A circular saw (not shown) was used to make the initial cut and then the reciprocating saw was used to cut behind the support.
Summary of the framing process
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